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Inputs and Process

NFHS-2 was launched in November 1998, covering a representative sample of more than 90,000 women from 26 states in India and was completed by June 1999, except for Tripura which completed fieldwork in July 2000. The all-India report was released in October 2000. This article goes down memory lane throwing light on the whole process, the problems and the successes.

Social Inequalities in Health and Nutrition in Selected States

While a large number of primary health centres and subcentres have been created as part of the government's 'Health for All' programme, surveys such as NFHS-1 and 2 reveal that health services either do not reach disadvantaged sections or are not accessed by them. This paper assesses the extent of inequalities in health care and nutritional status across states with a focus on caste and tribe. It examines how far these inequalities are a result of caste/tribe per se or whether they can be attributed to differential economic and educational conditions of individuals belonging to different caste/tribe categories.

Dependence on Agricultural Employment

Sumati Kulkarni This article, examining agricultural employment in rural India, brings out certain features which have serious implications. It finds little evidence of a substantial decline in the excessive dependence on agriculture in rural areas. In fact, in certain states, dependence on agriculture has actually shown an increase in the last decade.

Impact of Population on Selected Social and Economic Sectors

Social and Economic Sectors K Srinivasan Sumati Kulkarni S Parasuraman This paper attempts to study the social and economic implications of alternative trends in population growth in India up to the year 2021 from a macro-economic-demographic point of view.
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